Sometimes anger is directed at others: ‘That jerk!’ Other times, anger is self-directed: ‘I blew the interview!’ Anger at yourself is very common and often very critical. Even Plato knew anger at one’s self was often misplaced:“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.” If people describe you as angry, if friends back away when they see your blood pressure rising, you might have anger issues. Read through the list below and see if you recognize yourself.